Joel Embiid will be available to play in Game 1 of the Philadelphia 76ers' first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Had he not been able to go, Boban Marjanovic would've gotten the start.

When talking to the media on Friday, the two-time All-Star said "I have no idea" when asked about his playing status for the game, per Rich Hofmann of The Athletic . Embiid has been dealing with pain in his left knee since returning from All-Star, added Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia.